Rock & Roll’s Greatest Wild Man Jerry Lee Lewis is back home and is recovering after suffering from a mild stroke on the 28th of February, Thursday.
Jerry Lee Lewis’ Recovery
The 83-year-old pioneer quickly shared about his condition to his fans. Fortunately, it was nothing that “The Killer” couldn’t handle, and he is expected to make a full recovery.
According to Zach Farnum, Lewis’ publicist, he is now home at his Tennessee house after spending three months away receiving full-time care. He also shared that after Lewis fully recovers, the rock and roll legend hopes to put out a gospel album.
“He is right on track to be back on stage soon and will be heading into the studio in the next couple of months to record a Gospel record. The Killer wants to express his continued appreciation to his fans across the world for their continued thoughts and prayers.”
On the 1st of March, the condition of the rock and roll trailblazer was posted on his official Facebook page.
“Last night, Jerry Lee Lewis suffered a minor stroke. He is with his family, recuperating in Memphis and the doctors expect a full recovery. The Killer looks forward to getting back into the studio soon to record a Gospel record and on the road performing live for his fans. His family requests privacy at this time. Well wishes and prayers are greatly appreciated.”
“But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord” – Jeremiah 30:17″
Lewis, also known as “The Killer” is one of the pioneers of rock and roll and rockabilly music. He made his first recording in 1956 in Memphis and from there, he became a household name. He released a number of hit singles including “Crazy Arms,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” and “Breathless.”
Along with Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and Carl Perkins, Lewis received a Grammy in the spoken-word category in 1956. He has been a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1986 and a prolific recording artist. He earned his star along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.